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happens here has implications for us all. >> we are the canary in the mine for the rest of the united states.l >> i will look at what the future may hold for this unique american city by meeting with some of those chosen to chart its path. >> what do you want to see from people? >> for bp to say we're going to manifest our commitment by relocating our fortune 500 company into the city of new orleans. >> what you've seen i think in new e orleans is steady progres but we've still got a long way to go. >>> in the space of just the last five years, new orleans has gone from a city known as the place where we all came to have a good time to a place known instead for enduring and overcoming hardship. katrina was about a lot of things. a big storm, a big engineering failure, race and class and politics and money, and more. it left us all with lessons to learn and hopefully not repeat, and it left us all with a stake in this place. ♪ oh, when the saints go marching♪ ♪ >> it's an american city unlike any other. >> this part of the country had an entirely different colonial history. has d
leadership in congress really wants to help small business, they'll stop using legislative maneuvers to block and up or down vote on a small business jobs bill that's before the senate right now. right now. this is a bill that would do two things it would cut taxes for small businees and make loans more available for smallses. busines. >> where did all of this leave small business owner fighting it to survive in a challenging economy? todd mccracken supports extending the bush tax cuts. and we alsome have a member of bush's economic council of advisers. todd, you support extending the tax cuts. how do you think that will help small business? >> right now is a bad time to raise anybody's taxes. we think that the current rates ought to be extended at least temparily while we sort out through this recovery. you have to remember that most small businesses pay taxes at the individual rate. so whatever the individual rates go to, that's what you're most successful small companies will have to pay and those are folks in the best position to add jobs and grow their businesses and this is the wrong ti
, whether they actually believe there's a moral equivalency there or they don't and they'rl e using it for political purposes. either way, whichever it is, this is not just bad domestic politics for the predent, and it is and they know it, for a variety of reasons, includ ing it takes him off the economy and divides him from democrats, which is a big problem on a range of issues, but i almost resist talking about this as a political issue. this is a national surity crisis. both of these issues are.yo you have general petraeus getting involved in a dostic matter of the first amendment issue shows the extraordinary extent to which people in the military are -- men and women overseas think this is a big enough deal, and to have it to be brought into domestic politics and inflamed by republicans, again, out of principle, maybe, out of political purposes maybe, whatever the reason is really a national and international tragedy. and unfortunately the esident, for a variety of reasons, is too weak on his own to deal with it. >> this is so rare in american politics to say this is my religio
by crews? were they all in one house or elsewhere? >> police have not given us very many details about what they have found and where they have found it. as you know, there was the epicenter up on the hill about a mile and a half from where we're standing here. there was so much damage csed by the blast, investigators are trying to determine who the dead are. they've certainly identified to us three of the dead. but we know there are seven total. we're also told some six premium miss. it's been three days since the blast and there is still confusio after the blast and today still some uncertainty and a few hours here, we're expecting a news conferenceer t happen right here at this location and potentially ge an update on the number of victims and how many people investigators are still lookingo for. >> let's look for good news here. how about people being able to return to their homes to visit them and retrieve rebelongings? >> there's several hundred people still evacuated. the houses have been labelled in three different categories, green, yellow and red. greens folks will be able to retu
, right now at red lobster. >>> developing now -- iran says it's ready to release a female u.s. hiker held for more than a year. is there a catch again? >>> new word on that massive fire near san francisco today. officials are now changing the number of those dead and missing. >>> single class families. >> the middle class mantra, president obama plans another week pushing the economy. a report on a new message from the white house. >>> cashing in the sexy spy trying to make money in a new way. plus -- ♪ >> why the commercial jingle is making a comeback. we'll get to that. meantime good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt. welcome to "msnbc sunday." it's 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 out west. sharp words from a top white house adviser thismorning as both parties stake out their positions on the economy. on "meet the press" this morning, david axelrod blasted republican calls to extend the bush era tax cuts and taking on one republican by name. >> the man who would be speaker has said about what he wants to do about the economy, he says he wants to restore those tax cuts for companies that
here's to the owners showing us the way. [trumpet playing "reveille" fades to silence] >>> break news. iran says it is ready to release a female u.s. hiker held for more than a year, but is there catch guahen. >>> new word on that massive fire near san francisco today. officials are now changing the number of those ad and missing. >> middle class families, middle class families. >> you got that in the middle class mantra. president obama plans another week pushing the economy. a report on the new message from the white house. >>> cashing in that sexy russian spy is back in the headlines. now it appears she is trying to make money in a new way. and good morning to all of you. welcome to msnbc sunday. breaking news out of iran this morning. officials now say they will release an american hiker held in that will country for more than a year. sarah shourd has been one of three detained since last year. her iranian lawyers say she could be released in the next two or three days, a major abo face for iran. she is one of three american hikers accused of spying. shane baueand josh fattal
>> that's all for now. i'm chris hansen. for ann curry and all of us at nbc news, thanks for watching. >>> this sunday, the politics of the economy. have americans lost faith in the president and his party to dig the country out of recession? >> the hole the recession left was huge. the progress has been painfully slow. millions of americans are still looking for work. >> can the white house d anything before november to put people back to work? and who is right in the debate about your taxes? i'll explore the president's thinking and go inside the white house's campaign strategy with senior adviser to the president, david axle rod. then, nine years after 9/11, what's behind the new wave of anti-muslim sentiment in america? has the president helped or hurt by wading into controversies about an islamic community center and mosque in lower manhattan and a florida's pastor threat to burn a holy koran. an exclusive interview with former mayor of new york city and 2008 presidential candidate, rudy giuliani. finally, our political roundtable weighs in on the legacy of the 9/11
's official. the campaign season is upon us. congress comes back this week. they're only going to be here for three weeks, four at the most, and then it's back out on the mustings, more of this red meat politics for the next two months. >> okay. something we'll be talking about a lot together. mike viqueira. >>> catch david's full interview with david axelrod and mayor giuliani when "meet the press" reairs at 2:00 eastern on "msnbc sunday." >>> we are following a developing story out of iran at this hour, a jailed american hiker held for over 13 months by iranian authorities may be released withindays. sarah shourd could soon come home on about a half million dollars bail. nbc's ali arouzi is joining us from london and with a good day to you a story we're eager to see the outcome of, any news from tehran, ali? >> well, it's the news we've been hearing since the last few days. there's been so many twists and turns in this story. friday the president's announcement she was going tohee freed on saturday and then tehran's chief prosecutor overturned that and then the chief prosecutor gave a p
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